This Saturday, October 18, More Gardens & HONKNYC is presenting the East Village Cavalcade for Community Gardens from 2-6pm.
More Gardens! and Honk NYC are collaborating on an exciting community garden parade/s. Weaving through the Lower East Side and East Village community gardens.
HONK is an international activist brass band extravaganza and for the third collaborative year with More Gardens! they are marching through to the Lower East Side to highlight preservation and self-governance of community gardens worldwide.
Bring family & loved ones; it's going to be a special day.
Wear your greenest clothes, turn into a bright red tomato or a beaming sunflower. Bring a banner, sign and your dancing feet.
Three brass bands will march from three different community gardens en route to Tompkins Square.
Cavalcade # 1 will begin at Oasis community garden (map 370 E 8th Street) be there by 2:00 pm;
Cavalcade #2 will start at El Jardin del Paraiso (map 704 E 5th Street) be there by 3:30pm and
Cavalcade #3 will begin at Children's Magical Garden (map 129 Stanton St.) be there by 3.15pm.
These international bands will cavalcade to various community gardens with you and converge at Tompkins Square Park for a finale to behold.
Come early for banner making and face painting at 11 am at Children's Magical Garden, (map 129 Stanton St.).
If your garden would like to host additional bands contact Aresh at firstname.lastname@example.org, 917-518-9987.
All greening groups and neighborhood organizations are invited to participate and table at Tompkins Square. Please Call Aresh at 917-518-9987 to confirm or just bring your table. This is a continuation of the Climate Change March, support Mother Earth and celebrate our community gardens! United we Grow!